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HRSA National Health Service Corps
Thank you for your interest in joining the Health Brigade team. Health Brigade offers competitive salaries and benefits as well as the opportunity to effect positive change in our community every day.

To be considered for any advertised position, applicants must submit at minimum a resume and cover letter. If additional items are required, they will be specified in the job posting. Be sure to indicate in your cover letter the specific position for which you are applying.

HEALTH BRIGADE IS PROUD TO BE AN INCLUSIVE ORGANIZATION

Health Brigade does not discriminate in hiring practices, services or policy with regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.

HEALTH REQUIREMENTS FOR WORKING OR VOLUNTEERING AT HEALTH BRIGADE

Workplace health and safety are paramount at Health Brigade.  We serve many patients and clients with compromised immune systems.  Our commitment to them and to each other is to ensure we take our own health seriously and never place others at risk for illnesses we may be spreading with or without symptoms.  Therefore, it is mandatory for working or volunteering at Health Brigade that you provide verification of the following prior to your first day at Health Brigade:

  • Verification of last flu vaccine
  • Verification of TB screening within the past 12 months
  • Verification of COVID vaccine

If you are offered a position as an employee, and you have not met the health requirements, a consult with Health Brigade’s Medical Director will be required to develop a plan toward adherence. This may result in delay of your planned start date for service.


Community Health Navigator

Health Brigade (HB), formerly Fan Free Clinic, is seeking a full time Community Health Navigator to conduct HIV/STI testing and linkage to care for clients living with HIV. Candidates must be willing to be trained or already be trained as an HIV test counselor and to conduct full blood draws. Settings for testing and outreach are varied, including community organizations, bars, college campuses, resource centers, substance use treatment facilities, and health fairs. This position will  also be responsible for navigating newly or previously diagnosed HIV/HCV individuals to medical care, as well conduct one on one education/skill strengthening sessions with clients. The successful candidate will have knowledge of and be comfortable working with diverse populations, including but not limited to: communities of color, LGBTQ communities, and low income communities.

Requirements

At least 2 years of college required, Bachelor’s degree in health science, health education, or related field preferred. HIV/AIDS knowledge preferred. Candidates must demonstrate oral and written communication skills. Computer skills are required and proficiency in Microsoft Office products preferred.

Employees must be able to work collaboratively with a variety of staff within the organization. HB expects individuals to have a strong work ethic and commitment to our mission and values. Candidates must be able to work in a team environment, as well as work independently. Some evening and weekend work required. Successful candidate must possess skills that support and enable sound decision making, strong personal and professional boundaries, good judgement and discretion. Fluency in Spanish a plus!

Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS
  • Knowledge of populations disproportionately affected by HIV
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Experience with event planning
  • Ability to effectively use social media
  • Ability to organize work, coordinate projects, set priorities, adhere to deadlines and follow-up on assignments with minimal direction
  • Must have reliable personal transportation

Compensation

Compensation starts at $18/hour plus benefits, generous PTO and holiday schedule, flexible work environment

Health Brigade is an Equal Opportunity Employer

To Apply:

  1. Email resume and a list of three professional references to: Polly Foster pfoster@healthbrigade.org
  2. Complete the application here: https://hipaa.jotform.com/211964018211144

Any resume sent without 3 references and the completion of an application will not be considered.

No phone calls please.  Application deadline: February 4, 2022 at 5pm.

 


Bilingual Medical Assistant

Health Brigade (HB), formerly Fan Free Clinic is seeking a full time Medical Assistant. The Medical Assistant will carry out responsibilities which ensure high quality, well-coordinated patient care in the medical clinic according to Health Brigade’s mission.

Job summary:  The medical assistant is responsible for providing direct care to patients within their scope of practice for a diverse safety net medical clinic. Using both clinical knowledge and knowledge of HB policies and procedures, the medical assistant works collaboratively with the medical director, clinic director, clinic providers, staff and volunteers to ensure efficient and effective care delivery. Responsible for on-and off-site laboratory testing, administration of medications and immunizations, patient teaching and provider assistance. Also serves a vital role in supervising lay volunteers. Performs all duties in a manner which promotes good teamwork and reflects the mission and values of inclusive and trauma informed care. Works collaboratively with staff and volunteers to resolve issues within the practice.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Certified Medical Assistant, certified to practice in Virginia
  • Bilingual capabilities required (English/Spanish). Must be proficient in reading, writing and speaking English
  • Knowledge of ambulatory care essential
  • Demonstrated phlebotomy skills
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a practice setting
  • Current BLS

Required Skills

  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced computer skills including but not limited to use of Word, Excel, Outlook, reporting software and electronic medical records
  • Sound decision-making and professional judgement
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to prioritize competing needs
  • Experience in a community health/public health setting preferred
  • Ability to maintain effective and organized systems to ensure timely patient flow.

Compensation

Compensation starts at $16/hour plus benefits, generous PTO and holiday schedule, flexible work environment.

To Apply:

Email resume and a list of three professional references to: Polly Foster pfoster@healthbrigade.org

No phone calls please.  Application deadline: January 28, 2022

 


Data Assistant

Health Brigade (HB), formerly Fan Free Clinic is seeking a full-time Data Assistant.  The Data Assistant will provide support to quality improvement, data, and finance operations. Their responsibilities involve data entry, coordinating with different departments to gather data, maintaining, and updating databases, processing, and organizing a variety of documentation, preparing reports, and other data needs as appropriate.

The Data Assistant will provide additional support for a variety of projects and requests as needed by the operations team. This could include and is not limited to, creating spreadsheets for tracking and data work, transfer data from hard copy to digital databases, verifying and correcting data as needed across platforms.

Employment Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent. Bachelors preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office with intermediate knowledge of Excel
  • Knowledge and comfort with Electronic Medical Records
  • Preferred experience with QuickBooks and Microsoft Access
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and on a team

Compensation

Compensation is $16.00/hour plus benefits, generous PTO and holiday schedule, flexible work environment.

To Apply:

Email resume and cover letter to: Polly Foster  pfoster@healthbrigade.org.  No phone calls please.

Application will be accepted through January 31, 2022

 


CHR Needle Exchange Associate

Health Brigade (HB), formerly Fan Free Clinic, is seeking a part-time (20 hours) Comprehensive Harm Reduction (CHR)/Needle Exchange Associate at a rate of $16.00/hr.

The CHR/Needle Exchange Associate will assist with our Needle Exchange program providing outreach education, referrals, and naloxone to the community. They will also act as an advocate for participants for services, resources and support as needed. The CHR Associate will attend meetings and trainings with the CHR team, supervisors and Health Brigade staff as well as help advise and organize the programs growth and development including program policy and procedure.

Working conditions are varied including interior and exterior environments. The position requires moderate physical activity with exposure to hazards or physical risks which require following basic safety precautions.

 

Knowledge and Skills

· Knowledge of harm reduction principles and substance use issues, either through lived experience or past work experience, preferred.

· Comfortable working without judgment with persons that actively use drugs and understand how drugs and drug policy have affected the community.

· Valid driver’s license is required.

· Communication skills to facilitate a dialog between the CHR program and its participants. Can communicate with participants to organize a Drug Using Advisory Board and act as a bridge to the active using community.

· Be willing to receive training to become trauma informed and interact with a diverse team.

· Be willing to receive training to dispense and train others on how to use naloxone.

· Understands social justice and can serve participants regardless of race, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, religion, or disability.

· Should be confident navigating service in different community settings including direct street outreach.

· Fluency in Spanish a plus.

Health Brigade expects individuals to have a commitment to our mission and values. Candidates must be able to work in a team environment with staff and volunteers, as well as work independently. Some evening and weekend work required. Successful candidate must possess skills that support and enable sound decision making, strong personal and professional boundaries, good judgment, and discretion.

People with lived or ongoing experience with drug use, incarceration, homelessness, and/or sex work; people of color, women, and members of the LGBTQIA+ communities; and people living with HIV/AIDS and/or Hepatitis C are strongly encouraged to apply. Health Brigade sees the experiences associated with these identities as assets in this role and within our organization.

 

Health Brigade is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, email resume and three professional references to: pfoster@healthbrigade.org Application questions https://form.jotform.com/211966026902051

Any resume sent without the accompanying application questions or references will not be considered.

No phone calls please. Application deadline: Friday, January 28, 2022

 


Medical Clinic Bilingual Receptionist

Health Brigade (HB), formerly Fan Free Clinic is seeking a full-time bilingual receptionist who is often the first point of contact for the agency. The bilingual receptionist will work in the Medical Clinic with clinic staff and volunteers to assist patients as needed and provide administrative support. They are a part of the Care Coordination team which works with clients to provide patient/family education and self-management support using evidence-based trauma informed care.

Requirements & Duties

  • Exceptional customer service with an inviting, uplifting, and welcoming manner.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required; at a minimum, the ability to have conversation Spanish.
  • Serve as liaison between patients and the clinical staff and will work toward ensuring efficiency.
  • Register patients and complete their check-in and check-out
  • Answer telephones, triage incoming calls, schedule appointments, take messages, provide information, and respond to inquiries.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with staff, volunteers, and clients verbally and in writing.
  • Courteous, considerate, and knowledgeable of the diverse populations that we serve.
  • Must be able to multi-task
  • Basic office skills including telephone, fax, email, Microsoft Office Products, Electronic Medical Records, and telehealth programs.
  • High level of accuracy for data entry.
  • Knowledge of Medicaid Insurance plans

Compensation

Compensation starts at $16.00/hour plus benefits, generous PTO and holiday schedule, flexible work environment

Health Brigade is an Equal Opportunity Employer

To Apply:

Email resume and a list of three professional references to: Polly Foster  pfoster@healthbrigade.org.

Please complete the application at https://form.jotform.com/213435402608146  by January 21, 2022

Any resume sent without the accompanying references and application will not be considered.  No phone calls please.


Health Brigade is an Equal Opportunity Employer.